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Glaxenna (Senna) Drug Price and Information

Senna (Glaxenna) is a stimulant laxative, prescribed for constipation. It works by softening the stool and increasing water content to allow easier passage of the stool.

Glaxenna

  Tablet
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Senna
 2.37
11.5mg
10 Tablets
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Drug information on Glaxenna (Senna) from GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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Drug Name : Senna

Senna(Black Draught) generic Senna is a stimulant laxative, prescribed for constipation. It works by softening the stool and increasing water content to allow easier passage of the stool.
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Last Updated on Jan 31, 2023
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Medical condition(s) for which Glaxenna may be prescribed


Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adults – Oral: 2 tablets, 1 tsp of granules or 10 to 15 mL of syrup, usually at bedtime.
Child: 1 tablet or ½ tsp granules PO or ½ suppository PR . Liquid dose ranges from 1.25 to 15 mL depending on age and product formulation, at bed time.

Side effects of Glaxenna

Heart: Palpitations.

Central Nervous System: Dizziness and fainting.

Gastrointestinal: Excessive bowel activity, abdominal bloating, flatulence and abdominal cramping.

Miscellaneous: Sweating and weakness.

How to use Glaxenna?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

When Should Glaxenna not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with nausea, vomiting or other symptoms of appendicitis, acute surgical abdomen, fecal impaction, intestinal obstruction and undiagnosed abdominal pain.

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Warnings and Precautions for Glaxenna

Avoid long-term use of this medication; prolonged use may lead to electrolyte imbalance.

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, crohn’s disease, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It should be administered in children only when recommended by a healthcare professional.

Other Precautions for Glaxenna

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Glaxenna

Store it at room temperature.



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